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. captioning sponsored by cbs ponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. three b.p. oil company employees appeared in federal court today, heo of them charged with 11 counts of involuntary manslaughter. those are for the 11 crewmen killed in 2010 when the deepwater horizon explode excluded and sank in the gulf of mexico. the well ran wild for more than 80 days, unleashing the largest accidental oil spill in history. mark strassmann is covering the courthouse for us in new orleans tonight. mark. mark. >> reporter: scott, this prosecution moves away from the b.p. spill's environmental and economic impacts. instead, its the preventable deaths of 11 people. bob kaluza oversaw safety for b.p. aboard the deepwater horizon when the rig exploded. >> i did not cause this tragedy. i am innocent. and i put my trust, reputation, and future in the hands of the judge and the jury. >> reporter: donald vidrine, another b.p. senior supervisor aboard the rig, also pleaded not guilty. they were in charge of a test that indicated a combustible gas had seeped into wel
. >> opponents say if prop 32 passes they will challenge it in court. in the news room, cbs 5. >> i am not ready to give up on the fight and i hope you aren't either, new hampshire. i hope you aren't either. >> irneed iowa so -- i need iowa so i can win the white house and take back america. >> reporter: they are pulling out all of the stops in the final hours of the long campaign. they are appealing to voters but couldn'ting on the vote. the winner will need 270 and the associated press shows president barack obama with an edge but there are 83 votes in six states that could go to earth candidate. they are the so-called swing states. it is in these six states where they are focused this weekend ark long with the runningmates and their wives. both campaigns realizing it will be close. danielle knotting ham with the spreupt -- knottingham with the sprint. >> reporter: stevie wonder ... [cheers and applause] >> reporter: the president followed by singing the praises of his supporters. >> i need you, ohio. >> reporter: ohio is just one of several battleground states both candidates visited on
of election day 2012. cbs eyewitness news starts at 4:30 tomorrow morning. >>> and later in the day, you can watch "cbs evening news" beginning at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow afternoon. we'll bring you local updates twice an hour. can't get to a tv? election results will be streaming live on cbssf.com. >>> in other news, a fremont man is dead, shot and killed by police in a bizarre early- morning shooting. elissa harrington has the details. >> reporter: investigators carry large bags of evidence out of a fremont apartment building that was the scene of a bizarre officer-involved shooting. police shot and killed a naked knife-wielding man who was chasing his estranged wife on the 4500 block of central avenue. around 11:00 last night, the woman's roommate called police to report a domestic dispute. >> officers arrived and found a female who was later identified as our victim running out of the unit with her husband pursuing her. he was naked with a knife in his hand. officers demanded that the suspect stop, drop his weapon. >> reporter: police said he would not follow orders. so they shot him. the gunf
good piece of news, no injury for anyone. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> something went wrong when a group took its nightly walk in the east bay hills. a hiker fell to his death on the uc-berkeley campus. the man's body was found on the edge of the campus. the 20-year-old man disappeared while walking with friends. they called 911 about 6:30 last night. university police found his body about 200 feet down the steep ravine. foul play is not suspected but the death is under investigation. >>> one of america's biggest cities is facing a serious safety problem. a shortage of police officers facing lower wages and benefits. more officers in san jose are now resigning. there are now less than 1,000 officers in the department available for full duty and just 583 officers are patrolling the streets in the steve in a city of 1 million people. >> you will be robbing peter to pay paul moving officers around. >> chuck reed says 44 men and women are going through the academy right now. those officers should be ready to hit the streets next june >>> and closing arguments are scheduled in martinez this
attack. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the military has suspended the security clearance for the woman at the center of the petreaus scandal. paula broadwell a former army intelligence officer who had high clearance. cbs news has learned the identity of the fbi agent who first brought the case to the bureau frederick humphries. he is a friend of florida socialite jill kelley. she went to him when she started getting harassing e- mails from broadwell. >>> in "your world this morning," three people are reported dead after a rocket attack on southern israel from the gaza strip. the attack on an apartment building comes after israel launched a military operation this week on gaza which is governed by the palestinian militant group hamas. the operation began after previous rocket attacks on israel. palestinian officials say president mahmoud abbas has cut short a trip to europe to deal with the crisis. >>> a new person has been named head of the communist party in china. the state news agency made the announcement this morning. he is the son of a party elder and has been china
and then drove her around from atm to atm. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec in walnut creek with some new surveillance video just released and she is going to share it with us. >> reporter: it all started in the shade lands business park area of walnut creek. police say the woman kidnapped was in the wrong place at the wrong time. they have been getting tips overnight since they released new surveillance video yesterday afternoon but they are still looking for more tips. we want to show you these pictures one more time. surveillance video from one of the banks where the kidnappers tried to withdraw cash from the woman's account. the whole time she was tied up in the back of the car after about three hours they let her go in the oakland hills. the description we are looking at right now, two white men in their early 20s, one 5'9", one 5'11". the taller one possibly named david has broad shoulders, dark hair. the shorter one possibly named aubrey was skinny and is the guy that you saw in the photos. once they dropped the woman off in the oakland hills, they drove away in a dark small colored or dark col
the israeli arab is a member of hamas. more arrests are expected. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> many retailers and shoppers are hitting the bargains earlier every year. >> whoo! >> this is one of the busiest target stores in san jose where shoppers entered in groups of 30. big ticket items like flat screen tvs were on the top of a lot of shopping lists but the first shopper in the door says she is not making this a holiday tradition. >> was it worth it? >> i don't know. is it? >> not really. i would never do it again. >> reporter: why not? >> because i can probably get this deal online faster and not deal with the crowd. >> reporter: you're learning a valuable black friday lesson? >> yes, i am. >> i venture to say a lot of people probably learned that lesson. the national retail federation expects holiday sales this year to top $586 billion. >> one major retail chain is bucking the trend. cbs 5 report elissa harrington is in front of j.c. penney. they are still not open. >>> reporter: if you look around this mall every other store is even the food places. i saw subway op
. >>> new this morning a suspected drunk driver behind bars this morning after a wild overnight chase. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco's mission district to explain what the driver did that caught the officers' attention. >> reporter: actually it was a -- what the driver did is she went on an on-ramp that was closed and the chp officer that was standing by tried to pull her over and this is actually where it all ended. we are at 17th and south van ness where now crews are trying to clean up the damage of where this whole thickenedded. the driver ended up crashing into a pole knocking over this traffic cabinet and subsequently knocking out all the lights or traffic lights in the area. first video from earlier you can see the damage the driver caused. chp says it started when the suspect tried to go on that closed freeway on-ramp. they tried to pull her over at ninth street but she kept going exiting off mission and van ness and that's when the chase began and things got worse. that driver hit a parked car, that car hit a cyclist and then the driver hit another parked car and
. randall pinkston, cbs news. boston. >>> well, often overshadowed by the race for the white house the battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently holding a 51-47 edge over the republicans with two independents caucusing with the democrats. now, the race to watch include the bay state, massachusetts, where polls show republican incumbent scott brown in a close race with his democratic challenger elizabeth warren and in indiana claire mccast cell facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments a few weeks ago about rape. in all 33 senate seats run for grabs with races in several states that can really go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures dealing with immigration, marijuana-related measures will be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same-sex marriage. >>> the polls open in california a little more than two hours from now and many people have already voted by mail. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda cou
to the white house this afternoon. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >>> and here's a look at the popular vote at this point. president obama has slightly over 50%, almost 2.5 million more votes than romney. the republican challenger led much of the night but the president pulled ahead as more votes were tallied on the west coast. but, of course, it's the electoral vote that counts and that's where the president has a solid 303-206 edge. of course 270 electoral votes were needed to win. >>> here's a map of all the states. electoral votes in the blue states went to president obama, the red states are romney's. and once again, florida in the yellow there is the odd state out with the vote still too close to call. >>> it is 4733 now. governor brown with one of his political fights. voters passed his ballot measure calling for higher taxes prop 30. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec explains what prop 30 means for california taxpayers. good morning, anne. >>> reporter: this is probably the headliner in state politics, proposition 30. it was called very early this morning that prop 30 did pass. in the
into gaza. israeli officials say that's no bluff. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> in israel, a security guard at the u.s. embassy in tel aviv was slightly injured today when he was attacked by a man wielding a knife and axe. the suspect an israeli man has been detained. the motive is unknown but there is no indication it has anything to do with the conflict in gaza. >>> four men are under arrest in southern california in an alleged terror plot. the fbi says they conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and planned to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >>> a man whose watch set off a bomb scare at the oakland airport won't face charges. this is the watch of the man. he tried to take this past security checkpoints last thursday. the toggle switch, fuses and wires apparently raised some alarms there. obviously. deputies arrested 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann and evacuated the terminal. >
. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> many cities are looking to cut pension costs in light of budget problems one bay area city is looking to buck the trend. antioch leaders are considering increasing retirement benefits for future employees hired from other cities. the goal, to entice veteran police officers to come to the city. >> they are not going to want to come from a 3% [ indiscernible ] because it adds years until they get to retirement. >> tonight the city council will take up the idea of increasing pensions. >>> new rating system puts san francisco at the top of cities when it comes to protecting rights of the lgbt community. the human rights campaign gives san francisco, san diego, long beach and l.a. perfect 100 scores on the antidiscrimination efforts. other bay area cities ranked lower. vallejo had only a 52 out of 100. concord 64. richmond 65. and santa rosa came in at 59. >>> later today two city leaders who were assassinated 34 years ago will be remembered in san francisco. mayor george moscone and supervisor harvey m
heavily on u.s. aid. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> many journalists covering the conflict are caught in the middle. this is what cbs reporter charlie d'agata saw from his gaza city hotel early this morning. the israeli military launched dozens of air strikes. he tweeted that he and his colleagues are okay. >>> 5:09. the man who shot and killed two people at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza laughed while receiving his death sentence in court yesterday. a contra costa county jury contributed for two days before determining that nathan burris should receive the death penalty. during the trial he frequently mocked the victims' families. >> i can never forgive him. i hate him. and i'm glad they gave him the death penalty. >> burris will be back in court next month for the judges formal sentencing. >>> nurses are striking for a second day at 8 sutter hospitals in the bay area. the walkout involves 3300 nurses and hundreds of technicians. the key issues include staffing levels and whether nurses can have paid sick leave. a sutter spokesman says pay hikes would hurt the c
in the northeast because of sandy. officials say they are working around the clock. teresa garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> the nor'easter is having an impact locally, as well. dozens of flights have been can sell between the bay area and all of new york's airports. so check with your airline if you are heading out that way. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help all the victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate this morning during our special live telethon which starts in just a half hour at 6:00. it runs until 7 p.m. a number of local celebrities will be on hand to answer your calls. you don't know who might answer the phone. they need help. >> they do. not only were they struck once but now twice and it's just heartbreaking to see. >> it's devastating. places were literally wiped out where homes are completely gone. people don't have anywhere to stay. they are staying in shelters. you have power outages all over the place and now a cold storm like this nor'easter and you get all that snow. so they can use all the help they can get. >>> hey, folks around the bay
the border awaiting the command. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the israeli air force briefly took control of hamas' radio network warning people in gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama is in cambodia now part of his asian tour that included this historic visit to myanmar. earlier today, he is the first u.s. president to visit that country also known as burma currently in the process of transitioning to democracy. he met with a nobel peace prize winner a democracy advocate. >>> 6:06. let's check traffic and weather. it looks like a good week ahead. >> i think it should be a decent week. we have a lot of clouds out there now but it's kept the temperatures mild early on today. no rain yet. but that may change at least in part for the north bay. there's still a slight chance we could see some sprinkles or light showers in that direction but not by much. and then it looks like i think a better chance of rain as we head into tomorrow. but for today a lot of clouds will continue to stream across our skies. skies staying partly to mostly cloudy today. and then by t
the cbs news and cnn apps both outstanding in terms of following results and getting them realtime. and the last one that's interesting is called settle it. it's an app that will let you figure out what the candidates really did and stood for and what their decisions were in their recent political history. they are all of us say i did this and that. you never know which is true. this may settle those bar bets. no did he this or that when he was in college or what have you. >> it's a factfinding of sorts about the backgrounds of the candidates. >> are there more apps? >> reporter: there are dozens. there are so many out there, but we like these because they are free. they work really well and they are available on the major platforms. >> all right. brian cooley, thank you very much. for more go to cbssf.com/mornings. >>> we are going to take a live look out in wisconsin where paul ryan is putting his vote in. we did see mitt romney earlier in belmont, massachusetts. but, of course, this is the vice-presidential candidate putting his vote in with his family apparently. >>> apple does
encounter for cbs news' charlie d'agata coming up. >>> and we're live at sfo where it's expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the season. we'll give you some tips that could save you some extra time and some frustration. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, november 21st. i'm michelle griego. >>> bombs shatter the silence in the middle east. the conflict reaches a new level of violence as a bus explodes in tel aviv. >> we are in a battle to save lives. >> and world leaders scramble to reach a truce. >> the rocket attacks from terrorist organizations inside gaza on israeli cities and towns must end. >> wherever you're traveling, folks, be very, very careful this morning. >> as of right now there are no delays but obviously that could change with the weather. >> a thief caught on camera stealing food from the needy off a bay area porch. >> let's say that this lady messed with the wrong techie. >> powerful doctors group is recommending a major change to birth control. >> it could make it easier to get for those already taking it. >> from across the bay. >> shame on you! >> to around the world,
that happens, picketers will stay out here and the stores will remain open. elissa harrington cbs 5. >>> new this morning, two young men are lucky to have escaped a trash with minor injuries. around midnight, their dodge durango crashed and fell 25 feet on the westbound lanes of interstate 80. it landed upside down partially collapsing the partial side and the 20-year-old driver and his passenger were very lucky and able to get out on their own. >>> now a look at the new span that's about to become self- supporting. good morning kate. >> good morning frank, now, with this milestone movement, the bay bridge is on track and basically construction workers can breathe a sigh of relief that they can move onto the next few steps. take a look at the animation here, the process of shifting the ban of the bridge took about three months and 45,000- tons of steel and concrete. it was a labor process and they suspected through the deck to lift the 2000-foot the roadway just a few feet and locked it all into place. that process is called load transfer. it's going to transform this bridge into a self-anch
that's no bluff. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> a palestinian rocket hit near jerusalem today landing harmlessly in an open area but it's one of the longest rocket strikes fired from gaza in the week of fighting. jerusalem is one of secretary clinton's planned stops. >>> it is 6:07. four california men are behind bars accused of plotting to join al qaeda and kill americans. suspects range in age from 21 to 34, all arrested in l.a. they each will face 15 years in prison. >> it's 6:08. let's check weather. >> the rain is coming. >> we have the holidays around the corner now. we want to clear things out. i think we'll do that. but right now we are seeing showers outside. hi-def doppler showing most of that moisture located in the north bay. we have had about a third of an inch in the santa rosa area already more than that over some of the mountaintops. but some of it spreading south a couple of sprinkles along the peninsula so watch out for that. most of the activity so far located to the north and most of it just some warm frontal moisture. the cold front still hung up to
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. with all of this news, cbs is calling new hampshire for president obama. bill fletcher, your reflections at this moment. >> is the question is about drawing the line. i think it is about strategy. we talk a lot about drawing lines. we talked about disagreements with different mainstream politicians. politics is about strategy, so it is not a question about if obama has nine done -- not done x, y, and z, the question is what are we capable of doing? otherwise this becomes a complete abstraction, and going back to something laura says, i do not know people who put all their time into the electoral politics. i know very few people to sink all of their energy into it. what i do know is a lot of people who stay away from the discussion of a long term electra roles strategy -- electorial strategy, or they jump in, thinking that is a time to wave the flag and express moral outrage with all kinds of capital as politicians, rather than thinking what are the steps we have to take to actually win power? how do we build a movement that has an electoral arm that and dances in -- that advances the peo
could do to help somebody else. >> reporter: in beaumont, cbsway officials tell cbs news there was no prior indication thursday's fog would be so hat thi lyding that this stretch of road never closes and almost never ue to fog. for "cbs this morning," manuel bojorquez, dallas. putespeaking of travel trouble, abor disputes at american airlines and u.sai airways coul ause trouble. what's going on? >> called > it's called the world's biggest soap opera. th you remember the pilots were wn.ng this slowdown, american backnes performance down to 58%? they went back to the table with deal.irline now negotiating a it.l with the union, wants the pilots to approve. the airline wants them to approve it. needre in bankruptcy. in place before they can go to the creditors community and to the judge and say we're coming out want to they want to work with usair networknt if there's going to be a merger. now put that on hold for a .econd. remember, i said soap opera. .> yeah. >> now you have us airways pilts and attendants that don't like their management either. sair 94% margin voted to u
. welcome to "cbs this morning." with just one day to go the candidates make their final push. new polls show the race is essentially tied. >> we'll show you how each candidate is spending his final 24 hours on the trail and focus on ohio with that state's governor, john kasich. >>> near freezing temperatures and a new storm mean new worries for millions of superstorm sandy victims. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> i'll win this election. i'll finish what we started. >> i want you to walk with me. let's walk together. we're taking back america. >> president obama and mitt romney blitz the swing states in a race still too close to call. >> only one full day of campaigning left. >> all of this comes down to turnout. because frankly there's very few if any undecided voters left. >> the campaign we built was one to win a close race. we think the president is in a good position to win. >> i believe mitt romney's going to win ohio there are likely to be our next president. >> i don't think it's too close to call. i just think it's im
>>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> i'm still fired up, but i've got work to do! >> one more day! one more day! >> after two years and $2 billion, now we are down to the wire. tonight, the first returns are in and it's a result that they've never seen there before. >> good evening. i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. the campaigning is over. it is now up to the voters. >> mitt romney and president obama held their last rallies about three hours ago. and the cbs 5 reporter tara tells us, the first results of the election are in. >> reporter: that's right. where the first votes have come in, it is a tie. a little disconverting to the folks who were afraid this race would turn out to be a tie. meantime, the candidates are working it right down to the very last minute. they're in the most competitive states today, knowing that every vote counts. and it really does. voters in new hampshire cast their ballots at midnight. and if their votes are any indication, tuesday could be a very long day. >> this has never happened before. we have a tie. five votes e
or not that was connected to the carbon monoxide leak. live in burlingame, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> new this morning, preparations under way to force san francisco's sheriff out of office. a group of women expected to announce next week that it plans to try to remove ross mirkarimi from office. they are encouraged by tuesday's defeat of one of the supervisors who voted to keep mirkarimi as sheriff. the group would have to collectician is the to put a recall on the ballot. they hope to do that by next june. >>> happening now, 100 people are getting free chicken sandwiches for an entire year from chik-fil-a in walnut creek. they had to work for it. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is there. i guess from small children to grandfathers they are all outside waiting, aren't they? >> reporter: frank, yes. it is quite the family event here this morning. if you look now, those first 100 are already going in. they have their coupons for their free chicken sandwiches for a year and they are coming in. basically, grand opening or kicking off the grand opening of this new chik-fil-a. actually i have one of those fir
with a wide lead there, 51-43%, but a dead heat in florida, according to a cbs news, "the new york times" quinnipiac poll. and in ohio, mitt romney trails the president by about five points. >> how is all of this playing in the battleground this morning. headline in the miami herald, groups brace for show down. some worried about possible recounts, sending lawyers to their states. >> some other papers, denver post said obama ryan visits last in fight for colorado. strategists say the struggle isn't for undecided, it is to make sure registered voters actually get out and get to the polls. >> and the wisconsin sentinel says obama, romney make change, key issues on the stump. and new jobs report to consider. chuck todd, nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent, has more on all of this. chuck, good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. you may want to talk about other states, but i think it is coming down to one. polls close in ohio in about 105 hours. between now and 7:30 p.m. eastern time tuesday night when the polls close in ohio, an hour may not go by without one
harrington. >> but first we go to cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran at the new outlet center in livermore. >> what a way to start your thanksgiving weekend. a lot of people are filling up the lots filling up the shopping bags and they have been here for hours. we have talked to a lot of shoppers throughout the day and we want to let you know that actually the outlets opened up at 10:00 last night. i saw deals were 20 to 50% and they will get better throughout the day. black friday is a big draw for shoppers every year but as budgets are tight, store leaders say outlet malls in particular are more popular on big shopping days. >> you get great brands at discounted prices already and discounts on top of that? how can you beat it. people are thinking how they spend money and being cautious about what they spend on. >> reporter: paragon outlets opened just two weeks ago. it's the first to open in california in the past 11 years. leaders expect it to reach full capacity today. shot earlier in chopper 5, parking lot are full, shoppers in full force really trying to cash in on those big deals. we are tol
and gilroy. one department store isn't playing by black friday rules. j.c. penney has a new strategy. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at the daly city store. what is their big black friday license? >> reporter: they just opened at 5 a.m. here in daly city at many other places they are not opening until 6:00. and that sounds late when you consider what many of their competitors have been doing. some of them even opened yesterday during thanksgiving to offer thos deals. they didn't want to overlap into thanksgiving. the company sent a tweet earlier this week that said thanksgiving is for thanking, not shopping. some of the retail chains' competitors have been opening early and people have been out here all night shopping. but the company basically says that customers shouldn't have to stay up late or wake up super early to get a good deal. they are offering black friday deals but say that this is going to be their only sale weekend of the year. that's because the new ceo eliminated sales and coupons and went for low prices every day. a model the company hopes changes the way that peo
's arms. also, in new york, a man was arrested for pulling a gun when he tried to cut into a gas line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with the problems people there are facing. >> reporter: that gun pulling stunt puts you on edge em if you are in a gas line like many of us are. you know, every day the public officials hold news conferences to talk about what's being accomplished. a lot is being accomplished. for example, we have utility workers from around the country helping to restore power. but when you have people who have no heat, no power, people standing in gas lines, it's understandable that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is sti
a single gunshot wound. >>> developing news in milpitas. a search is ongoing for a man who reportedly exchanged some gunfire with officers there and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the scene with more. >> reporter: the streets are still shut down jacklin road between campbell street and arizona avenue. still shut down. police are still on scene. we have a couple of fire trucks in the area. we have seen police still walking around gathering evidence or a few evidence markers still here at the intersection of jacklin road and escuela parkway. we have video from the scene earlier. chp confirmed that shots were fired in milpitas and now police are on the lookout for a suspect. what's unconfirmed is that milpitas police tried to pull over a man in a tan honda and he took off. we don't know if there was a chase involved but we heard that reports of shots fired were in the area but we don't know who was hit or if anyone was injured. they have set up a perimeter. roads are shut down. no word when they will reopen. jacklin road between campbell and arizona. a milpitas public information of
caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> a new field poll just released this morning shows a plurality of california voters supports an end to the death penalty. but proposition 34 does not yet have more than 50% support. the polls show at least 45 to 38% with the rest undecided. prop 34 would make life in prison without the parole the most severe punishment in california. the latest field poll on proposition 30 shows support is slipping. it shows 48% of voters in favor with 38% opposed and 14% still undecided. prop 30 calls for a temporary quarter cent sales tax increase and would raise state income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger automatic deep cuts to public education from elementary schools up to universities. >>> 5:38. time for weather and lawrence is on the run. he is down in san jose with a preview of the second annual bay area science festival. he has some toys. >> did you build that? >> we are building airplanes and having all kinds of fun down here but you know what? if flying airplanes isn't for you there a
very hard to get things rolling here. live in san jose, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> warm that crowd up. thank you. >>> we are following some developing news right here in san francisco. a lightning strike causing some problems in the noe valley. the strike near a troops former has left dozens of people in the dark this morning. cbs reporter cate caugiran with more. >> reporter: good morning. they are installing a new transformer in this neighborhood but there's still a lot of work to go. pg&e says only 66 customers are still without electricity in the area. it's affecting customers near hoffman avenue, fountain street and grandview avenue. that lightning strike caused about 4 or 5 transformers to shut down. now, this outage started around 1:12 this morning and then a neighbor described just how powerful that lightning strike was. >> it was almost as if a bomb was going off. there was this huge crash and my husband and i both looked at each other and went, whoa, what was that? >> reporter: now you woke up and there's no -- >> we should have realized at the time because it was that loud
-old javier prado sandoval to that murder. no motive is being released. >>> new numbers out tonight give the clearest picture yet of how voters may decide critical ballot measures. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on our exclusive poll numbers. grace. >> reporter: we are getting close and there's not much time left. this may be one of the last polls we see on the state ballots before election day. so what did we find? a lot of decisions have been made undecided voters making up a large percentage just a few weeks ago. but now their minds are made up and it's driving new trends among those initiatives. >> good morning. >> reporter: governor brown has made it his personal mission to get proposition 30 passed. it would raise the sales tax a quarter cent and state income tax for those making more than $250,000 a year funneling $6 billion into schools and universities. and it looks like support is rising. it needs more than 50% to win. three weeks ago, only 45% of voters said yes. and there was a huge number of undecided ones. well, now it looks like the governor's initiative has enough to
and no fuel in both new jersey and new york. >>> we are proud to announce that our parent company cbs corporation has contributed one million dollars to the american red cross, in addition cbs corporation will match any contributions made by its employees to any sandy-related relief effort by making an additional contribution to the american red cross. so everyone is doing their part to help out the east coast. >>> 6:07. let's look at weather. have to tell you my throat isn't working with me today but you brought me some hot water earlier and thank you. and cough drops. >> nice dry weather but we better get rid of it. >> please. >> we have big changes coming up. record-breaking heat likely by the afternoon today. this is going to be something else. already seeing the sun come upper earlier today. sunrise at 6:39 with the time change looking nice and clear over the bay. we are seeing patchy, dense fog in some of the north bay valleys so watch out for that. visibilities down to a quarter and half mile in the santa rosa and nap valleys. 50s and 40s in the area. by the afternoon record- b
in the country. there are the numbers there. but the apparent defeat wasn't all bad news for prop 34 supporters. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran outside san quentin state prison with the encouraging signs some death penalty opponents are seeing because of this vote. cate, good morning. >>> reporter: that's because now people are actually talking about this. this is the first time -- well, prop 34 is the first time in three decades that voters were given a chance to decide whether or not to keep the death penalty. now, the measure would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole and this would convert the death sentences of california's 727 death row inmates to life. this was a measure that was overlooked early on until about october when a surge of ads kick-started the conversation. supporters outspent opponents about 6.5 million compared to 320,000. supporters pushed this measure and said that it would save californians millions of dollars. >> but i also think it's important to know that we have had a robust discussion about the death penalty in this sta
. >>> we have breaking news. a violent kidnapping is in the north bay is under investigation right now. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo with the information she just got from police. >> reporter: they just handed me this press relief after we had been bugging them for more information on this crime that happened last night. this is hot off the press. right now, a 65-year-old woman was kidnapped at gunpoint at a shopping center last night at around 6:00. and that was on plaza drive in vallejo. the assailant was a 14-year-old according to police. police say he took her at gunpoint, got her into her minivan and forced her to drive for a couple of miles. and that is when they say he egregiously physically and sexually assaulted her, left her unconscious, duck taped in a ditch. in the meantime police say he placed a phone call to one of her family members asking for ransom. as that phone call was going on, passersby found the 65-year- old woman in the ditch, got her free and to t hospital. she is in the hospital expected to live. the 14-year-old was caught with some of her prop
. but they are not releasing any more information. >>> san francisco police hope some new video will lead them to a guy behind a bus burning a few nights ago. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec with how social media led them to another vandalism suspectly. suspect and police hope to catch two more. >> reporter: you know with the invention of the cell phone everything is an amateur videographer these days and now police are hoping that the product of that the cell phone video people take will turn the masses into amateur detectives. check out this cell phone video police just released showing an event that happened early monday morning around 12:30 a.m. after the giants won the world series on sunday night. it's in slow motion. you can see guys throwing something burning into the muni bus. windshield is already smashed. this again was taken at 12:30 on monday morning at market and third streets. police say they have already arrested this guy after this picture was taken by the "san francisco chronicle" then widely circulated on social media sites. >> you make the front page of the paper, your goose is cooked. >> repo
'm frank mallicoat. we begin this hour with developing news in san francisco. a lightning strike near a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews
s, maybe rain the next couple of days. >> thanks for watching "eyewitness news this morning." remember, your next local update is at 7:25. "cbs this morning" is next. we'll leave you with some of the best moments of president obama's victory speech. have a good day. >>> and tonight, despite all the hardship we have been through, despite all the frustrations of washington, i have never been more hopeful about our future. [ applause and cheers ] we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. [ applause and cheers ] >> and together, with your help and god's grace, we will continue our journey forward and remind the world just why it is that we live in the great lakes nation on earth. [ applause and cheers ] >> god bless these united states. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
get used it that. >> thank you, norah o'donnell. the big show starts at 7:00. >>> a new apology from the teen sitcom star after his viral video shows his bashing the cbs program "two and a half men." >> if you watch "two and a half men," please stop watching "two and a half men." i'm on 2.5 men. i don't know to be on it. please stop filling your head with filth. >> how do you go back there? he said the sitcom doesn't mesh with his religious beliefs, 7th day adventist. he makes more than $300,000 an episode. in a statement, he says: >> kind of a pattern with that show. it seems to work. whatever. >> it's true. >>> 6:52. coming up, we are keeping an "eye on the storm" as the rain begins to hit the bay area. >> the rain will hit and the wind is also going to pick up here in the bay area. we'll tell you how this will affect your morning commute and what chp says the biggest mistake drivers make on the roads. this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ t
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don't like that. >> we are not lying to you. all the networks, fox, cnn, abc, cbs have all declared the president has been reelected based on the electoral college vote. as the returns continue to come in, the president winning in new hampshire and the -- and iowa. there are pulls out west including california, washington state, and also winning in mexico. let's go to cleveland, ohio, democrats line. good evening. you are on the air. caller: my name is katila. >> if you could turn the volume down on your set, go ahead with your comments. caller: i was just calling to say, ok, i was just calling to say, wait to go, obama -- way to go, obama. >> independence seen -- independent scene. caller: i still have my hopes going. it seems it is a close campaign. it is possible for either party to win. my main issue on this is that it seems like people are concentrating way too much on the people's view on abortion and gay marriage than they're viewing the real ways they would, you know, run the country. >> ok. thanks for the call. we will continue to monitor obama headquarters in chicago and r
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